K-12 colloaborative learning platform Kiddom completed its Series B funding round. Also, Tech Will Save Us, a UK developer of STEM kits and toys, raised funding.
Renaissance, a major Wisconsin provider of classroom and assessment products, is acquiring digital resource provider myON.
On March 22 at 2 p.m. EST, EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar on what companies and others need to know about school districts’ demands for social-emotional learning products and services.
Arne Duncan has joined the board of Turnitin, a company focused on plagiarism detection technology and writing tools for the K-12 and higher education market.
Education companies including digital learning company Yogome and language learning company Ponddy raised funds.
While many states are prioritizing personalized learning in their plans for accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act, they aren’t necessarily promoting the use of technology as a path to that outcome, researchers found.
Jim Shelton, who leads the education division of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, said the organization will focus on linking researchers, developers, and entrepreneurs, as well as educators, to scale what works.
The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education was chosen by the U.S. Department of Education to help promote the #GoOpen network.
Chinese education companies continued to attract investors this week with a Beijing-based K-12 education platform raising $200 million in a Series E round.
A workshop at SXSWedu found educators and technology officers comparing notes about the critical factors that make ed-tech a success or failure in their districts.